Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.
A round up of this week’s news. Violence continues in Syria despite UN ceasefire, airstrikes on the border between Sudan and South Sudan leave thousands displaced, India and Pakistan exchange nuclear-capabale ballistic missile tests, Western powers move forward with sanctions against Iran, and Egypt allows Mubarak’s last PM to run in the upcoming elections.